Eleven Heaven

“The New Britain 11” were members of the Double-A Rock Cats who kind of won the 2001 Eastern League championship.

The final was shutdown following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the players were hungry to win a final outright.

Now members of the 2002 Edmonton Trappers, they embarked on a journey to finish what they started.

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Wing Men

The fingerprints of the Edmonton Trappers were all over the 2002 World Series champion Anaheim Angels.

Learn more about the impact of the Pacific Coast League graduates on the title-winning club …

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Reinventing the Abbott

Jim Abbott has served as inspiration in the baseball world for decades.

Born without a right hand, he persevered to become a college, Olympic and MLB pitcher who threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees in 1993.

Abbott once again inspired fans with an improbable comeback in 1998 that included five appearances with the Calgary Cannons.

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